New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1858. 45, figures, library stamps and bookplates, pamphlet rebound in hardback form, boards soiled and worn along edges: small tears. "Gyroscope" written in pencil on front board, library stickers on spine, original pamphlet covers soiled, tears in original front cover and name and date written in ink, blank pages bound in at end of pamphlet darkened, darkening inside rear board and flyleaf, weakness to boards. Contains three articles from Barnard's American Journal of Education bound together: "The Self-Sustaining Power of the Gyroscope Analytically Examined, " "On the Motion of the Gyroscope as Modified by the Retarding Forces of Friction, and the Resistance of the Air; with a Brief Analysis of the Top, " and "On the Effects of Initial Gyratory Velocities, and on Retarding Forces on the Motion of the Gyroscope. " Condition: fair, ex-lib.
Keywords: Gyroscopes, Velocities, Physics, Friction, Motion, Technology, Scientific Instruments